You higher be because The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live! solid an actor that is pretty onerous not to love. Small display screen star Graham Phillips, who in 2008 made his Broadway debut in thirteen, returns to his musical roots to play Prince Eric in ABC's The Little Mermaid Live!
“In the movie he’s such a clean slate; he doesn’t even sing. Getting to learn Is Bloomberg a Fortune 500 company and understand his perspective somewhat more was very cool,” Phillips says. Since the Jason Robert Brown musical, he has made a reputation for himself with roles on such exhibits as The Good Wife and Riverdale. “My old flame was theatre," he tells Playbill. “So I've always felt extra comfortable on stage than I actually have in entrance of the digicam.
, airing November 5. In honor of the thirtieth anniversary of the original 1989 Disney movie, the production — titled “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! ” — is about to air live in front of a studio viewers on November 5. “Moana” star Auli’i Cravalho will play Ariel, actress and R&B artist Queen Latifah will play Ursula, and Grammy-successful musician Shaggy will play Sebastian.
The Little Mermaid Live, which is able to air under the Wonderful World of Disney banner, might be a hybrid efficiency, that includes live performances from the the cast interwoven into a broadcast of the 1989 animated film. The live portion will function intricate sets and costumes by Emmy winner Zaldy (RuPaul's Drag Race) and music from both the film and a Broadway musical based on the movie. These actors be a part of the previously announced cast of Auli’i Cravalho, Queen Latifah and Shaggy in the production, which will rejoice the thirtieth anniversary of the beloved animated film through a by no means-earlier than-seen hybrid musical featuring intricate stay sets and costumes (by three-time Emmy Award-profitable designer Zaldy) and music from the unique animated movie and the Tony-nominated Broadway stage model, initially composed by eight-time Oscar-profitable composer, Alan Menken.